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TALK ABOUT IT CAMPAIGN

More than 20,000 suffer from substance abuse in Santa Cruz County

On Thursday, United Way of Santa Cruz introduced the "Talk About It" campaign to community members at Aptos High School.

Marina’s housing market heats up

For the past two years the housing market in marina has gone from lukewarm to piping hot.

Affordable housing complex for senior citizens coming to Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz County and community leaders come together today to celebrate the groundbreaking of a new 40 unit affordable housing complex designated for senior citizens in the Live Oak neighborhood.

CSUMB Graduation 2015

University students face graduating with diploma and debt

In just a few weeks, some 1,900 students are graduating from California State University Monterey Bay. Many will have a diploma in one hand, a big bill in the other.

CHOMP welcomes two K9 teams to security staff

CHOMP welcomes two K-9 teams to security staff

The Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula is beefing up its security staff with the help of man’s best friend. Security officials say they are the first hospital in the area to utilize K-9 teams.

Alleged getaway driver arraigned in Greenfield murder case

The Monterey County District Attorney's Office has brought criminal charges against a Soledad man for his role in the murder of Jose Refugio-Alvarez of Greenfield. 

2 local water polo players make US national teams

A couple local kids are making some big waves in the pool!

Central Coasting: LIVE at CSUMB Tonight!

From the studio to the outdoors, we're hitting the road once a week to bring you the news live from the communities we serve across the Central Coast.

Gilroy teacher arrested for posing as girl online for nude pictures

A Gilroy High School teacher who posed as a girl online and convinced minors to send him sexually explicit pictures has been arrested, according to the San Jose Police Department. 

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Nation’s Report Card spells trouble for math and reading among high school seniors

The Nation’s Report Card has been released, showing the country’s high school seniors are not excelling in math and reading.

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Monterey County News

Marina’s housing market heats up

For the past two years the housing market in marina has gone from lukewarm to piping…

CSUMB Graduation 2015

University students face graduating with diploma and debt

In just a few weeks, some 1,900 students are graduating from California State…

CHOMP welcomes two K9 teams to security staff

CHOMP welcomes two K-9 teams to security staff

The Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula is beefing up its security staff…

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Santa Cruz County News

TALK ABOUT IT CAMPAIGN

More than 20,000 suffer from substance abuse in Santa Cruz County

On Thursday, United Way of Santa Cruz introduced the "Talk About It" campaign to…

2 local water polo players make US national teams

A couple local kids are making some big waves in the pool!

School desks

Nation’s Report Card spells trouble for math and reading among high school seniors

The Nation’s Report Card has been released, showing the country’s high school…

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San Benito County News

Gilroy teacher arrested for posing as girl online for nude pictures

A Gilroy High School teacher who posed as a girl online and convinced minors to send…

Hollister girl arrested for allegedly posting nude photos and fights on Instagram, police say

Teen arrested over threats against students at San Benito High

A teenager was arrested for alleged threats against students at San Benito High…

Fire in the Hole! 15 tons of explosive material detonated

More than 15 tons of abandoned explosive material is getting disposed of this week…

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Santa Clara County News

Update: Police find more victims in molestation case

Gilroy police say they have identified 3 more alleged victims of 46-year-old Antonio…

Monterey marine biologist avoids jail time for getting too close to sea otters

A prominent Monterey marine biologist is being sentenced to another year of…

California drought

Despite wet winter, California still faces devastating drought, water conservation is necessary

Driving on some local highways around the Monterey Bay, signs read, “SEVERE DROUGHT”…

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